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Jan 24, 2013 6:00am EST
, barack obama, and all of those people who join him in his efforts to make real your vision, the vision of a world of justice, righteousness and pea peace. today we ask god's blessing, too, on the leader of this auspicious group, democratic nationadebbiewasserman schultz,e democratic national committee, and her officers. made their deeds wheeled morality and peace in our world. lord, we call you by many different names, and you speak to us in many different ways. look with favor upon all of us on this day. bless us as one. we pray as this almost dead. made a holy want to establish the work of our hands, and may the work of our hands established the holy one in our world. amen. >> amen. [applause] >> thank you, rabbi schwartzman. now i'd like to recognize alexis herman. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you so much. and i am so very pleased to announce after yesterday's glorious inauguration and perhaps a late-night celebration that 317 democratic national committee members have registered in person for this meeting, and where 47, for a total 364 out of 460 members. so yes, madam
Jan 23, 2013 7:30am EST
of the second term. our first major event here at brookings in the second term. and yesterday president obama's second inaugural address has already called a manifesto for liberalism, bolstered his supporters on a range of issues, and his credits are already complaining he is preaching to the choir, or worse, that he reaffirmed the worst feelings, that he is a socialist. and president obama anticipated that criticism by putting his talk into the context of his include ongoing skepticism of central authority, and calling it a fiction that all societies ill can be served through government alone. and as the u.s. looks around the world today, president obama highlighted a few big challenges, asia, africa, latin america and the middle east. but, frankly, americans are used to trouble in those places. but for the last three years for the first time since the end of the cold war, europe has been a major challenge. and perhaps for the first time since the end of world war ii, western europe is a major challenge. particularly the eurozone. there are many to blame for this, but certainly a spotlight h
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
on the senate floor, then senator obama announced he intended to vote no on the debt ceiling increase. he went on to say, i quote, to oppose the africa i post the other to increase america's debt limit. we now depend on outgoing financial assistance from foreign countries to finance our governments reckless fiscal policies over the past five years, our federal debt has increased by three and a half trillion dollars, to $8.6 trillion. would love to have those numbers today. since then we now have a $16.4 trillion debt, nearly doubled in six years. in fact, since this president has become president, 2009, he has added more than, more than four times, more than 4 trillion, more debt in four years, excuse me, than the previous president did in eight. so to the forget, quick question. was the president right? is this a failure of leadership? is there a better direction? >> i certainly think he was right that we ought and to continue to run the store based on borrowing. there's a lot of ways you can pay your debts. and they don't all conclude -- >> but since he made that speech it's gotten worse. he
Jan 25, 2013 2:00am EST
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